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Media and Communications Officer

  • Part time
  • £35,586 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 21st August 2020

  • Advertised from 31st July 2020
  • Fixed term 6 months, Part time 22 hours. Grade 4 (£35,586 pro rata)


We’re looking for an experienced communications professional with a passion for human rights to join our team working to promote and safeguard children’s human rights in Scotland.

This role is about influencing meaningful change and you’ll work with key stakeholders as well as directly with children and young people to raise awareness of rights so that we can successfully develop a culture of children’s human rights in Scotland.

As a team, we work to our shared values of bravery, independence, leadership, participation and respect so that we can be the fierce champions of rights that children and young people need us to be.

You’ll bring your enthusiasm, ideas and sound judgement to communicating children’s human rights to a wide range of audiences along with the ability to create positive relationships with the media and other key stakeholders. You’ll have strong experience in media relations and effective storytelling that respects the views and experiences of children and young people. You’ll understand how to engage with children and young people by putting together creative and innovative communications projects which empower them to influence change.

This post may be offered as a secondment opportunity.

Application notes

Applications must be submitted by midday 21st August 2020 with interviews being held on 26th or 27th August 2020.

CV and covering letter accepted by email to

Please note that only those selected for interview will be contacted.